Della Perry

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Forest - Poem by Della Perry

His arms reach down around us
Big, bulky and terrifying
His feet are rooted to the spot
Swaying slightly in the breeze
His friends live all around him
And his enemies!
Tall and solid, unmoving
A bunch of brothers akin
A family tree.
To the earth, the ground, the breeze
His coat is of the finest ivy green
Reaching up to his crown
Falling down below gnarled knees
He is the King of the Forest
He is the oak tree.

Topic(s) of this poem: children

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Personification for children

Comments about Forest by Della Perry

  • Liza Sudina (9/9/2015 2:24:00 PM)

    Della! wonderful! but why the name of a poem is not oak'? (Report) Reply

    Della Perry (10/7/2015 3:17:00 PM)

    i might change it, thanks for reading x

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Poem Edited: Thursday, September 10, 2015

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